Företag: Kongsberg Maritime


An exciting opportunity has arisen as Development engineer at Kongsberg Maritime in Kristinehamn. We are looking for an experienced engineer in the mechanical field with a strong technical and engineering background. You will be part of a competent team working with development of our propeller systems and reduction gear.

You will be part of our Product Management Propeller & Reduction Gear department. The department develop and deliver market leading world class propulsion solutions from a product portfolio that consists of propellers, shaft lines and reduction gears for all types of vessels, ranging from aircraft carriers to smaller luxury vessels in the commercial and naval market. Our propellers vary in sizes from 1,5 – 10 m in diameter and in Kristinehamn we have delivered our high-performance propellers for over 80 years, starting with the well-renowned KAMEWA-propeller.

Key accountabilities

As a Development engineer, you get the chance to further develop and deliver the best propellers in the world. You will be included in all stages of the product development of our complex propulsion systems, from first drawings to the final test run. Your role is characterized by working cross-functionally with colleagues from other departments in our global organization, as well as collaboration with internal and external stakeholders. In this role, you act as a specialist when it comes to complex mechanical issues, but also regarding hydraulic and numerical inquiries. Among other tasks, you will get to work with conceptual studies, detailed constructions, and investigations. You will be a part of a competent team of experts with the opportunity for you to develop in your own field of expertise.

In this position, travel is included, sometimes with short notice and with destinations almost anywhere in the world – on dry land, in dry dock or onboard a sailing vessel. You should therefore be comfortable with having travel as part of your work.

Qualifications and experience

To be successful in this role we see that you hold a master’s degree in mechanical engineering. Your previous work experience is characterized by several years in a similar role where leading projects of different kinds, communicating and networking on a global basis has been natural influences in your daily work. You are used to working goal-focused, independently making decisions and take responsibility for your and actions. In our global organization and market your high level of English, both written and oral, is fundamental for your success.

You are able to

  • contribute with a positive and social mindset in our team
  • act on own initiative, make things happen and accept responsibility for the results
  • adhere to company rules and procedures and execute plans with commitment and determination
  • use a methodical and systematic approach, plan ahead, define clear priorities and allocate resources effectively
  • analyse complex issues and problems and come up with rational judgments
  • demonstrate specialist knowledge and expertise in own area

Last day to apply 2021-11-22. Our ambition is to fill the position as soon as possible, selection and interviews may therefore begin during the application period. For this position we work with personality and ability tests, which may be sent to you if you proceed in the process. 

Kongsberg Maritime, a subsidiary of KONGSBERG, is a global marine technology company, providing innovative and reliable technology solutions for all marine industry sectors including: merchant, offshore, subsea and naval. Headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway, the company has manufacturing, sales and service facilities in 34 countries. Kongsberg Maritime is part of KONGSBERG, an international, knowledge-based group delivering high-technology systems and solutions to clients within the oil and gas industry, merchant marine, defence and aerospace

Our Propulsion and Engines business covers the strategic, operational, engineering activities for propulsion products, engines and waterjets. Today our product range is one of the broadest in the world and our accountability as a team include all aspects of the product range including market requirements, product strategies & development, product costs and profitability throughout the life cycle.

At Kongsberg, we believe in tackling challenging problems and delivering extreme performance for extreme conditions. We do that through excellent products and services developed for delivering the greatest benefits to our customers.

WORLD CLASS – through people, technology and dedication

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